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Gender: Female Origin of Nerilla: Latin

The name Nerilla is a girl's name of Latin origin. Nerilla and is often added to lists like Ancient Roman Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank These Names! (themed)".

From the experts:

A character name that makes an appearance in Shakespeare's King Lear, Nerilla has hardly been heard in modern times. But with the resurrection of many names from ancient Greece and Roman, Nerilla is one of the Latin names for girls we may be hearing again.

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Pop Culture References for the name Nerilla

Used in 'Re Lear' (an Italian operatic libretto written for Verdi by Antonio Somma, based on the Shakespeare play 'King Lear')
Not actually in the original King Lear
Goneril/Nerilla was one of the king's faithless daughters


snowsbeloved Says:


Rilla is a pretty nickname.